Methuen & Co.
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Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. 4 animal vignettes to corners of front cover. B/w illustrations. Translated from the Danish by Alexander Teixeira De Mattos. UK edition. Spine and cover edges are a bit faded. Some scuffing to covers. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers, outer page edges and prelims. Some creasing to a few page edges.
A classic, comprehensive study of colour printing. The text is enhanced by 28 plates spanning the history of coloured book illustration techniques. Red cloth boards, gilt title and tooling to spine, blind title and pattern to front board. xxiv and 339 pages including index. Small stain to rear board. Corners bumped and rubbed. Top & tail of spine lightly worn with small nick in the cloth to base of spine. Endpapers browned. Scattered foxing throughout. All plates present. Some hinges pulled.
"A Jovial Gay Fox Hunter, Bold, Frank, and Free"; a poem in ten cantos. The Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books series. Red cloth boards, plain title label to spine. Colour plates. spine faded & title label browned and scuffed. A few light marks to boards. Text block browned.
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Blue cloth, gilt titles. 12 colour plates and 15 b/w plates mainly photos. Front endpaper browned. Corners rubbed. All plates present.
Green cloth with gilt titles and decoration to spine. 21 striking b/w plates. Page edges uncut. Spine and corners bumped. Spine worn to head and tail. Covers marked. Prizeplate to front endpaper. Some slight foxing. Some light creasing to page corners.